Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
Nov. 3, 1999
Amy Litton has been selected the Science Student in the month of September.
Carolee Foth, life long resident of Peabody, has accepted the job of city treasurer.
Joan Berns and Pat Jackson of Marion have returned from a two-week cruise and land trip to Istanbul, the Greek island of Rhodes, Crete, Saturnine, and Athens.
25 years ago
Nov. 1, 1984
At the State Rabbit Show held in Hutchinson this past weekend, Max Kottwitz of Peabody won best lot of 111 shown, also won best fur.
W.P. “Buck” Astle is one of four former Emporia State University athletes recently honored by induction into the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame.
Elmer Foth, retired Marion County employee, and a well-known sportsman of Peabody, died Oct. 24.
50 years ago
nov. 6, 1959
Mrs. W.V. Krause and baby daughter, Koni Kay, were honored guests at a layette shower Thursday afternoon in the D.J. Stangle home with Mrs. Donald Herbert and Mrs. Earl Fickertt as co-hostesses with Mrs. Stangle.
The Women’s Relief Corps met Oct. 23 for their regular meeting. Arrangements were made for their pension day dinner, which will be a turkey dinner, held Nov. 7.
Mr. and Mrs. L.D. Slocombe attended the University of Kansas and Iowa State University football game in Lawrence Saturday. They took their daughter, Mrs. Harold Parker, and children, Landon and Karen, who had spent the last two weeks with the Slocombes, to their home in Shawnee.
100 years ago
nov. 4, 1909
C.W. Walden of Braddock with George Powell and J. Sisco of Walton went to Cedar Point Monday for a week of fishing.
Wanted —men and teams to husk corn at $.04½ a bushel and board. — Greene Stovall.
Bring the babies in and have their pictures taken at the Photo Studio before the weather gets cold.
125 years ago
Oct. 30, 1884
A tight ropewalker was dangling over our streets on Monday.
Mrs. Pecare and son returned, last Saturday, from her eastern visit.
Torches, flambeaux, music, speakers, and a big time generally on Monday evening ext, at the grand Republican rally. Everybody invited. Front seats for ladies.